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I Transition: Year Sentence and Army Whistleblower

i transition: The day after receiving that sentence in 2014, she released a statement that read in part As I transition into this next phase of my life, I want everyone to know the real me, according to Rabble. I am Chelsea Manning. Manning, the most famous Army whistleblower, served seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified records about the American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I am a female. Appearing on the Democracy Now! news hour, she talked about her newfound freedom It's overwhelming. President Barack Obama commuted her sentence before he left office, and she has not wasted any time, announcing a run for the U.S. Senate seat in Maryland. ( As reported in the news.